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Best trails in Tom Wallace Recreation Area

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Explore the most popular trails in Tom Wallace Recreation Area with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Siltstone Trail
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 6 h 22 m
The Siltstone Trail traverses the knobs of southern Jefferson County, topping out on some of the areas highest points. The trail can be hiked from either end, and is an easy shuttle if you have a hikiShow more
#2 - Purple Heart Trail
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
This a nice family friendly loop located in Jefferson Memorial Forest south of Louisville KY. The loop offers great ridgetop views of the city. As always with any trail in Jefferson Memorial Forest,Show more
#3 - Tom Wallace Lake Loop
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
Fishermen use this trail to access areas around Tom Wallace Lake, but it’s also a good trail to take younger kids on. There is also a playground at the trailhead. There aren’t markings on this trail aShow more